Famous Run Amok Poems by Famous Poets
These are examples of famous Run Amok poems written by some of the greatest and most-well-known modern and classical poets. PoetrySoup is a great educational poetry resource of famous run amok poems. These examples illustrate what a famous run amok poem looks like and its form, scheme, or style (where appropriate).
by Owen, Wilfred
...> And death seemed still withheld
For torture of lying machinally shelled,
At the pleasure of this world's Powers who'd run amok.
He'd seen men shoot their hands, on night patrol,
Their people never knew. Yet they were vile.
"Death sooner than dishonour, that's the style!"
So Father said.
One dawn, our wire patrol
Carried him. This time, Death had not missed.
We could do nothing, but wipe his bleeding cough.
Could it be accident? -- Rifles go of...Read More
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